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Can You Hear Me Now?

// from the June issue of 904 Magazine Vikki Mioduszewski, manager of marketing and communication for Wolfson Children’s Hospital, and Amy Rankin, an independent public relations practitioner who specializes in nonprofits, depend on their hearing to make them good communicators and effective public relations professionals. That could be a big problem for both of them—because […]

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Handshakes and High Heels

// by Brittany M. Wright The Handshakes & High Heels Networking Reception was held at the luxurious Omni Hotel in Downtown Jacksonville on July 23rd. The event was sponsored by the local tourist organization, Visit Jacksonville, and hosted by the International Pageants Group. In attendance were the beautiful contestants of the Mrs. International Pageant, the […]

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Train to Nowhere

// by Ron P. Whittington In the early 1900s, an experiment aimed at finding homes for thousands of homeless children in New York City came to Jacksonville. It was called the Orphan Train Movement and was the brainchild of Charles Loring Brace, a minister and early social worker best known as the representative of nineteenth-century […]

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Night at the Library

// photos by Denise Williams On July 18, attendees of Night at the Library spent an elegant summer evening dressed as their favorite book characters in the atrium and courtyard at the Jacksonville’s Main Public Library downtown. The event included food, drinks, music, silent auction and costume contest, hosted by emcees John Bachmann and Tenikka Hughes of Action News, all […]

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The Fabulist

Here at Jacksonville Magazine, we’re big fans of lists. In fact, over the years, we’ve released all sorts of them, detailing the area’s best doctors, restaurants, financial advisors or things to do on the First Coast. The FabuList is our latest, annual foray into highlighting Jacksonville favorites. However, this reader poll is a little different than the […]

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Mad Hatter’s Ball

// photos by Denise Williams The Jacksonville Jaycees’ Mad Hatters Ball transformed Blackfinn Ameripub on July 17 into a Wonderland. Costumed attendees danced, sipped cocktails and took a page from the Cheshire Cat, smoking hookahs on the patio. Proceeds benefitted the Jaycees’ commitment to young professionals in the city.

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Women’s Wednesday

// by Brittany M. Wright Fierce women and fierce shoes: this was the scene at the She is Fierce! Women’s Wednesday event held in St. Augustine on July 15. She is Fierce! is a Jacksonville-based organization that focuses on women’s empowerment and the encouragement to live boldly in the workplace and in their everyday lives. Women’s Wednesdays […]

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Burgers and Brews

Burgers & Brews Thursday, November 5, 2015 6 – 9 p.m. Jessie Ball duPont Center  40 East Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202   VIP Tickets: $50 | General Admission Tickets: $40 | Designated Driver tickets: $25 Tickets go on sale September 1.   Jacksonville Magazine and Nemours Children’s Specialty Care have partnered together to bring […]

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Women, Words & Wisdom

// by Lauren Dennis The Women’s Center of Jacksonville held their 2015 Women, Words & Wisdom Speaker Event July 8 at the Schultz Center. The evening recognized 20 “sheroes” who have impacted the lives of women in Jacksonville. The reception held a packed audience, and guests enjoyed heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts.

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